Come to YDU's annual end of summer BBQ! We'll have candidates speak and mingle as well as free food! Donations are not required, but any amount you would like to give would be graciously appreciated. Just come on out and have a good time with all the Young Dems of Utah! We have reserved the Big Field Pavilion in Sugarhouse Park. We hope to see you there and bring along a couple of friends! Feel free to bring potluck-style food to share.
Join the Salt Lake County Democrats for a fun-filled BBQ to celebrate the summer! Eat hot dogs and hamburgers, dance to the live bands, play lawn games, and plan your strategy for the water balloon fight. This event will be free to attend (bring a potluck item if you are able, no obligation), and will be fun for the whole family. We can't wait to see you!
The BBQ will be at the Fabian Lakeside Pavilion at Sugarhouse Park.
It's that time again!
Join the SLCounty Democratic Party for our Quarter 3 Central Committee Meeting.
We will be electing a new Secretary at this meeting. To learn about the excellent candidates who have stepped forward, please visit our website: http://www.slcountydems.com/slco-secretary-candidates/
Below is our tentative agenda (subject to change):
2. Approve Q2 Minutes
3. Volunteer of the Quarter
4. Committee Reports
5. Consideration of Constitutional Changes
6. Secretary Election
We are in a suicide epidemic. The numbers of suicides, both attempts and deaths are increasing.
As caring and loving people we know that we have to do something and soon.
So, following the example of the kids who are acting to change our views on
guns and the actions of the "Me Too" activists, Utah Stonewall Democrats and The Cole Project are asking for your help.
A panel of legislators, religious leaders, counselors and community
volunteers will be asked to do something new.
This time the audience will speak and the panel will listen!
The goal is to come up with more effective ways of saving lives.
In the history of the Hispanic Caucus, no two Margarita Balls have ever been the same. This year the Margarita Ball will be on Friday August 10th at 7 pm.
Tickets are $35 apiece, which goes to the Utah State Hispanic Democratic Caucus, for the support of our Latino and Latina candidates.
You won't want to miss it this year we have a live band and we will be dancing the night away.
Buy tickets here.
The Salt Lake County Democrats are excited to be supporting candidates all across the County, from State House to US Senate, and are kicking off the 2018 campaign season with a Day of Action! Join us to mobilize by knocking doors and getting invovled for your favorite candidate (if it's your first time, training will be available), and spread the word that Democrats are ready to fight for our communities in 2018 and beyond!
Afterwards we will have an Ice Cream Social to say "thank you" to all of our volunteers, give away some great prizes, and get to know each other better. We hope you can join us!
Sign up to canvass at this link: http://bit.ly/SLCoDEMS_DOA
Post-Day of Action Ice Cream Social location (1:30 PM Start time):
Jenny Wilson's Campaign HQ
195 W 2100 S
SLC, UT 84115
Join us on the lake and meet County Mayor Ben McAdams, candidate to represent us in Congress, and Dan McClelland, candidate to be our Utah Legislative representative.
Bring something to share if you wish. Some light refreshments will be furnished.
Limited parking, so park on Serendipity. It's only a short walk
Our Draper Dems will have a booth again at this year's Draper Days! They will be at booth #115.
Contact Leg Chair Jason Wiggins at email@example.com to sign up for a volunteer shift. You will help to spread the word about Demcorats, regsiter voters, and gvie away Otter Pops!
Join Scott a for casual fundraiser on Sunday, July 1 from 5 pm - 8 pm in Draper to support his campaign for HD47 West Jordan. Scott is running against Republican incumbent Ken Ivory.
Event Details from Scott:
o It's POT LUCK (I love pot luck!), so please bring one dish and one large beverage that can be shared.
o Requested donation: $20.18 (after all, 2018 is our year, right?). Checks are best, cash okay, PayPal and ActBlue accepted.
o Please RSVP by clicking Going or Interested on the Facebook event to receive the exact address. We need a good count of attendees because planning a party for 20 is different than one for 200!
o My host requests adults anly as her home is not well set up for kids (I will be holding kid-friendly, non-alcohol events later in the season).
o Dress casual and come for fun and friendship.
Please join us for our next Progressive Caucus Meeting on Thursday June 28 at 6:30 p.m. (Location TBD)
We want to give the opportunity to help as many progressive candidates around Salt Lake County as possible. Therefore, we will be having one additional endorsement session at our June meeting. We'll take nominations from the floor with a 2 minute speech for candidates in attendance, and voting will be by placards/raise of hand (instead of printed ballots). For additional endorsement bylaws, please click here (http://www.slcodpc.org/caucus_bylaws).
Proposed Bylaws Change*
Endorsements & Candidate Speeches
* Proposed Bylaws Change Link: https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1Ycy6K3ZavLT9JiS-u-uqwLPNCMlJtLTlwq7Odsaot1g/edit
Please join us Wednesday, June 27, 2018 for a Special Session of the Central Committee. It will be held at Hillside Middle School, 1825 Nevada St., SLC in the Auditorium.
Registration and social will begin at 5:00 p.m. and the Call to Order will be at 6:00 p.m.
2. Selection and Certification of Candidates
a. SLCo Council D4
3. Election of the SLCo Dems Second Vice Chair
Hope to see you there!
Join the Stonewall Dems for their Dem Bones a fundraiser on Sunday June 24th at Centennial Park (5405 W 3100 South). Enjoy our BBQ and support LGBT Friendly Democrats.
Suggested donation of $10 per person ($25 for Families). If you can contribute a Pot luck item it would be greatly appreciated.
All Democratic Candidates are invited to use this time and space!!
It’s potluck food, politics and fun.
Join us for our annual Garden Party in the beautiful gardens of LaVonne Maloney! We will have wine, beer and Italian Sodas; a cheese and appetizer buffet; relaxing live music; a Silent Auction, and lots of progressive conversation. Funds raised will help hire field staff for the 2018 mid-term elections.
Individual Tickets: $45
Tulip Sponsor (includes 8 tickets to event): $335
Bluebell Sponsor (includes 8 tickets to event and logo/name recognition on table tents): $600
Purchase tickets here.
We will be electing an Interim Appointee for SLCounty Council District 4. The delegates of SLCounty Council D4 will be voting in this election, but all are welcome to attend.
Registration will begin at 5:30 p.m.
Currently Declared Candidates (alphabetical order - will update as we get more declarations):
We will be hosting a Candidate Forum for all the declared candidates in SLCounty Council Special Election: Interim Appointee on May 24, 2018 at Hillside Middle School.
We will have a mingle/meet the candidates from about 6:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. and then hear from the candidates.
The delegates of SLCounty Council District 4 will be voting for the Interim council member, but all are invited and more than welcome to attend! Share the event, invite friends, get involved in the process!
We look forward to seeing everyone there!
Dan's campaign will be hosting a house party in Herriman this Saturday for delegates, volunteers, and others who would like to learn more about, or help out with their campaign in House District 52. The event will begin at 3 PM at 5413 W Moorfield Dr. I'll provide some finger food, and you're welcome to bring something of your own if you'd like.
Please join us Saturday, May 19, 2018 for our Q2 Central Committee Meeting. It will be held in the Council Chambers--Room N1100--of the County Government Center’s North Building at 2001 S. State Street.
Registration and social will begin at 9:30 am, coinciding with the preceding Women’s Caucus Meeting. The Call to Order will be at 10:00 am.
2. Approve Q1 Minutes
3. Committee Reports
4. Constitutional Amendment
5. Consideration of Trial Committee Findings (ratification)
6. Consideration of Judicial Committee Findings and Recommendation (initial)
Join U.S. Congresswoman Grace Meng and Representative Karen Kwan for lunch and a discussion on the importance of having Democratic women and ethnic minority representation on a federal, state, county and municipal level. Seating is limited so make sure to RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org to attend. This event is co-hosted by the Asian-Pacific Islander Caucus, Utah Women's Caucus, and the Utah Women's Democratic Club.
Join us for our 2018 Politisauce event! Come eat spaghetti, meet candidates, connect with friends, and recognize some of our most dedicated volunteers!
Our keynote speaker will be Terri Marshall Gilfillan, leader of the Utah Chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America. She will be joined by Carolyn Tuft, a survivor of the Trolley Square shooting in 2007.
This event will feature a silent auction and Booze Wagon, too! Come ready to have a great time!
We look forward to seeing you there!
Buy tickets here.
Newly elected precinct officers, delegates, and anyone interested in learning more about political organizing are invited to join the Salt Lake County Democratic Party for our first Grassroots Training of 2018! Learn how to canvass and phone bank, how the party operates, and how you can get involved with the party or a campaign to help elect Democrats in 2018!
The training will take place in the Salt Lake County Council Chambers, located in the north building of the County complex.
Come meet our excellent Democratic Party Candidates! 2018 is the year for Democrats, and we have one running in every race in Salt Lake County! We will hear from candidates in contested races, and have a chance to meet all our wonderful candidates running in Salt Lake County!
RSVP on Facebook.
Save the date! The Neighborhood Caucuses are your opportunity to become involved in the grassroots of the Democratic Party, as these Caucuses elect the Delegates to the County and State Democratic Conventions responsible for nominating the Democratic Candidates for County and State offices. Caucus Night also provides an opportunity to hear candidates competing for Party nominations in person. AND, the Caucuses elect the Precinct Officers responsible for helping organize Precincts for Democratic victories in November! The doors will open for check in at 6:30 and the meetings will begin promptly at 7:00 pm.
Click here to find your Caucus Location! https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1LJdBY7h1OEGGiFO7guTBozWXDwFcpmGb2mFHgl0CQWc/edit?usp=sharing
If you aren't sure what House District you live in, please find out here: https://le.utah.gov/GIS/findDistrict.jsp
The Q1 2018 Central Committee Meeting of the Salt Lake County Democratic Party will be held on Saturday, Feb 24 at the Salt Lake County Council Chambers, 2001 South State Street, North Building Room 1100. Registration will open at 9:30 am and the call to order will be at 10:00 am. Please come! We won't win in November if apathy rules.
2. Approve Q4 Minutes (attached)
3. Volunteer of the Quarter
4. Committee Reports
5. Platform Introduction
6. Delegate Allocation Plan
7. Caucus/Convention Updates
8. Constitutional Amendment
Please also join us after the Central Committee meeting for a 'Precinct Packet Packing Pizza Party'. Preparing and packing the packets that are given to each precinct on Caucus Night is a huge job and many hands will make light work. We have reserved the space in the County Building for the afternoon, so if you for some reason can't make the meeting itself, please come and help out anyway. If you are a Leg Chair, you will be able to take your box of packets and supplies home with you once we are done.
The Democratic Party is excited to be hosting 2018's Neighborhood Caucus Night on March 20, 2018. But before Caucus Night, please join us to learn more about Caucus Night and learn how you can become a local leader in your neighborhood! The Asian American and Pacific Islander Caucus will lead the discussion/training. We will be learning about the process of Caucus, what leadership positions are available, and what each position requires.
We look forward to seeing you there! This training is free, but please register below:
The Q4 Central Committee Meeting of the Salt Lake County Democratic Party will be held on Saturday, December 9 at the Salt Lake County Council Chambers, 2001 South State Street, North Building Room 1100. Registration will open at 9:30 am and the call to order will be at 10:00 am. The agenda is as follows:
- Approve Q3 Minutes
- Volunteer of the Quarter
- Special Election for SLCo Democratic Party Treasurer
- Committee Report
- Caucus/Convention Updates
Join us on October 14 between 1:00 pm and 4:00 pm for our 1st Annual Pumpkin Festival! Expect an afternoon of games, music, a chili cook-off, opportunities to meet candidates, and much more! It will be at Pavillion 2 in the Murray City Park (495 East 5300 S, Murray). Click here to buy your tickets!